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Dead OS walking: Windows XP still powers 181 million PCs two years after support ends

Even though Microsoft retired Windows XP two years ago, an estimated 181 million PCs around the world ran the crippled operating system last month, according to data from a web metrics vendor. Windows XP exited public support on April 8, 2014, amid some p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 12th, 2016

Zombie OS: Windows XP still powers 181M PCs two years after support ends

Even though Microsoft retired Windows XP two years ago, an estimated 181 million PCs around the world ran the crippled operating system last month, according to data from a web metrics vendor.Windows XP exited public support on April 8, 2014, amid some pa.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated NewsApr 11th, 2016

It"s official: Older versions of Internet Explorer are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of the company's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. All Windows users still running IE7 or IE8, and those running IE9 on any other edition of Windows b.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2016

It"s official: Older versions of IE are now at risk

Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of the company's Internet Explorer (IE) browser.All Windows users still running IE7 or IE8, and those running IE9 on any other edition of Windows bu.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2016

Apple’s Siri vs. Microsoft’s Cortana on an iPhone

Cortana is good, but is it a Siri killer? Move over Siri, here comes something different. For the first time since its launch in April 2014, Cortana, Microsoft’s voice-activated assistant, is now available on smartphones other than Windows devic.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsDec 21st, 2015

Windows Store for Business manages your organization’s inventory of apps

Microsoft announced the launch of a dedicated Windows Store for Business back in April, and now, IT professionals can now sign up their businesses via the official site. Windows Store for Buisness is now open in 21 countries around the world which include.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated NewsNov 18th, 2015

Unfortunately, Microsoft did not just tease a black Surface Book 2

Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account posted a teaser image of what appeared to be a black Surface Book 2, but according to Twitter sleuths, appearances can be deceiving. The post Unfortunately, Microsoft did not just tease a black Surface Book .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

Did Microsoft just tease a black Surface Book 2? Probably not

Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account posted a teaser image of what appeared to be a black Surface Book 2, but according to Twitter sleuths, appearances can be deceiving. The post Did Microsoft just tease a black Surface Book 2? Probably not app.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Microsoft teases what looks like a black Surface Book 2

 Generally, you don’t see the first spy shots of a new device coming from the company itself, but Microsoft isn’t really following all that many of the rules with its Surface lineup of house-built Windows hardware. That’s why it mak.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Microsoft Is Adding Office, OneDrive, Skype to Lenovo Phones

Microsoft continues to push its core productivity apps to the owners of the world's most dominant mobile devices — this time, in a deal with Lenovo, which acquired the Motorola smartphone business from Google in October 2014. Microsoft an.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsAug 26th, 2016

Microsoft Office for Mac gets 64-bit support in latest update

Having announced its plan to introduce 64-bit support for the Mac version of its Office suite back in April, Microsoft has now started distributing the upgrade to users via a software update. The post Microsoft Office for Mac gets 64-bit support in latest.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 24th, 2016

Microsoft"s Word Flow iOS keyboard adds Gboard-style GIFs, emoji, and web search

Microsoft only introduced its iPhone keyboard—Word Flow for iPhone—in April and the company is already moving to version 2.0. The latest update from the Microsoft Garage project, which launched on Tuesday, adds some new search features that appear to .....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsAug 24th, 2016

Microsoft Buys Smart Scheduling Service Genee for Office 365 Boost

A Mountain View, California-based startup that uses natural language processing and artificial intelligence for smarter scheduling is being acquired by Microsoft for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2014, Genee was designed to act as a virtual personal.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2016

Microsoft Office for Mac gets 64-bit support for better performance

Microsoft announced in April that it would make the transition from 32-bit to 64-bit for Office 2016 for Mac. Well, the time has come. The update is rolling out to those who are running Microsoft's productivity suite on OS X. Apple's desktop ope.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2016

Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Genee for Office 365

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, a San Francisco-based artificial intelligence-powered scheduling service. Co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee, both of whom plan to join Microsoft, started Genee in 2014 with the goal of streamlining.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Microsoft"s Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsettin

Matt Weinberger / Business Insider: Microsoft's Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsetting Surface Pro 4 tablet-laptop hybrid  —  On May 20, 2014, Satya Nadella — .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Microsoft"s Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsettin

Matt Weinberger / Business Insider: Microsoft's Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsetting Surface Pro 4 tablet-laptop hybrid  —  On May 20, 2014, Satya Nadella — .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Microsoft"s Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsettin

Matt Weinberger / Business Insider: Microsoft's Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsetting Surface Pro 4 tablet-laptop hybrid  —  On May 20, 2014, Satya Nadella — .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Microsoft"s Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsettin

Matt Weinberger / Business Insider: Microsoft's Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsetting Surface Pro 4 tablet-laptop hybrid  —  On May 20, 2014, Satya Nadella — .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Microsoft"s Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsettin

Matt Weinberger / Business Insider: Microsoft's Panos Panay on the evolution of Surface, from the failure of the first model with Windows RT to the trendsetting Surface Pro 4 tablet-laptop hybrid  —  On May 20, 2014, Satya Nadella — .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016